Free Voluntary Reading & Sustained Silent Reading. This is a late level 2 or level 3 reader for Spanish classes. It can be used in sustained silent or free voluntary reading. This book is for those teachers who would like to incorporate the research of Dr. Stephen Krashen in their practice, especially TPRS and CI teachers.
While the objective of this story is not to teach grammar or vocabulary traditionally, it can be used nicely in conjunction with any textbook unit on nature, especially level 3 of the Descubre series. The story-line lends itself to the TPRS technique of "Reader's Theatre." The story is designed for students to come up with the ending which can be used to elicit level-appropriate output in the presentational mode.
"El chico salvaje" is a short story about a boy who grows up in the woods away from civilization. One day he stumbles out of the woods and encounters suburban teenage culture: the flow haircut, lacrosse players, popularity contests, etc. Will Carlos become a normal suburban teenager and find the girl of his dreams to take to prom or will he give up and go back to living in the woods?
The purchase of this download allows you to make as many copies as you would like for your classroom library. The e-book includes an extensive Spanish/English glossary. The format is PDF and can be printed to put into binders for your FVR library or make packets to hand out to your students.